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  • UN Calls for Independent Investigation into Death of Egypt’s Morsi Jun 19, 2019
      GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The U.N. human rights office is calling for a prompt, impartial, transparent investigation into the sudden death Monday of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in a Cairo court, where he was on trial on espionage charges. Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected president, collapsed after completing a statement in court. Spokesman […]
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom Apologizes for Treatment of Native Americans: It Was “Genocide. No Other Way to Describe It” Jun 19, 2019
      Recognizing that the admission was overdue, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday issued an apology for the “systemic slaughter of California Indians” and called it a “genocide” that must be acknowledged. Newsom, a Democrat, made the remarks to a gathering of tribal leaders at the future site of the California Indian Heritage Center in West Sacramento. […]
  • Coast Guard Medevacs Man South of Seward Jun 19, 2019
    The Coast Guard medevacs a man who lost consciousness aboard a charter fishing vessel near Seward, Tuesday. U.S. Coast Guard video courtesy of Air Station Kodiak ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man who lost consciousness aboard a charter fishing vessel near Seward, Tuesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Aviation Support Facility […]
  • Indigenous Leaders Demand Action on Climate Jun 19, 2019
      Elders, Hunters, and Scientists Agree on Climate Impacts to Food and  Water  FORT YUKON, AK—Indigenous leaders from throughout the United States gathered last week to talk about the climate crisis and its impact on food security during a three-day Indigenous Climate Summit in Fort Yukon.  “Our traditional hunters and scientists tell us that the climate […]
  • Fairbanks Troopers Render Aid to Victim of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound while on Moose Creek Disturbance Call Jun 19, 2019
      Fairbanks-based Alaska State Troopers report that soon after they responded to a disturbance call in the area of Da Nephew and Hope Street at Moose Creek on Tuesday evening, they heard a single shot ring out nearby. When troopers responded to the location of the shot, they discovered a 55-year-old male suffering from a  […]
  • Remains of Drowning Victim Recovered from Lakeview Terrace lake Tuesday Night Jun 19, 2019
      Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks responded to the Lakeview Terrace Lake at approximately 9:30 pm on Tuesday after receiving a report of a possible drowning at that location. Also responding to the scene was a Fort Wainwright dive team as well as personnel from multiple fire departments. The remains of a man, who AST […]
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  • APD Investigating a Fatal Motorcycle Accident Jun 19, 2019
    Investigators with the Anchorage Police Department are asking drivers to avoid the southbound lanes of Minnesota Parkway near 15th Avenue as those lanes are closed due to a fatal accident investigation. They ask that drivers choose an alternate route this morning. Officers with the patrol division responded to the scene on Minnesota Parkway to find […]
  • Troopers Involved in Saturday’s Lethal Shooting Identified Jun 19, 2019
      The Department of Public Safety identified the troopers involved in the trooper-involved-shooting that occurred on Saturday morning in Fairbanks after the mandatory 72-hour waiting period on Tuesday. The trooper who discharged his weapon after AST responded to North Fairbanks to execute a warrant on 48-year-old Shawn Wilson has been identified as 8-year-veteran Trooper Brian […]
  • New Vessel Registration Issues Spark Confusion Jun 19, 2019
      With the commercial salmon season already under way in Alaska many vessel owners are suddenly finding out about a new law effective on January 1, 2019 requiring them to register their vessels with the state Department of Motor vehicles. Under Senate Bill 92, the Derelict Vessel Act, passed by the Alaska Legislature in 2018, […]

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Is Receiving Foreign ‘Oppo Research’ Legal?

Is Receiving Foreign ‘Oppo Research’ Legal?

  WASHINGTON – The brouhaha over U.S. President Donald Trump’s “oppo research” comments — that he’d be willing to accept outside foreign government political assistance — comes down to this question: Is opposition research a “thing of value” that foreign nationals are prohibited from offering to American political…

Western States Call for Action on Transboundary Issues

Western States Call for Action on Transboundary Issues

  Senators Ask British Columbia to Dedicate Efforts to Monitor Transboundary Water Quality WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate delegations of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, and Washington sent a letter to Premier John Horgan of British Columbia (B.C.) urging attention and action on key issues related to transboundary…

Senator Gary Stevens Comments on Release of $20 Million Grant to Schools

Senator Gary Stevens Comments on Release of $20 Million Grant to Schools

  JUNEAU – With about three weeks remaining in the 2019 fiscal year, the Dunleavy administration this week distributed a one-time $20 million grant appropriated last year by the Alaska Legislature to K-12 schools. Earlier this year, the Dunleavy administration asked lawmakers to withhold the grant from schools,…

Democrats Slam Trump for Openness to Election Info from Foreign Powers

Democrats Slam Trump for Openness to Election Info from Foreign Powers

  Democrats are expressing alarm after U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed concerns about accepting information about electoral opponents…

Trump Refuses to Disclose Census-Related Documents

Trump Refuses to Disclose Census-Related Documents

  WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump claimed executive privilege Wednesday to refuse to hand over documents to…

Legislature Delivers Smallest Budget in 15 Years, Protects Permanent Fund

Legislature Delivers Smallest Budget in 15 Years, Protects Permanent Fund

  JUNEAU – The Alaska Senate Monday voted unanimously for the smallest operating budget in 15 years, resulting…

House of Representatives Passes Budget That Keeps State on Track to Avoid Shutdown

House of Representatives Passes Budget That Keeps State on Track to Avoid Shutdown

  Budget protects essential services, makes historic cut to government spending JUNEAU – The Alaska House of Representatives…

Congressman Don Young Introduces Resolution Recognizing International Year of the Salmon

Congressman Don Young Introduces Resolution Recognizing International Year of the Salmon

  Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Alaska Congressman Don Young and Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA), Co-Chairs of the Wild…

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